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- A petechia (/pɪˈtiːkiə/; pl.: petechiae) is a small red or purple spot (≤4 mm in diameter) that can appear on the skin, conjunctiva, retina, and mucous...
- breakthrough bleeding. Bruising, particularly purpura in the forearms and petechiae in the feet, legs, and mucous membranes, may be caused by spontaneous...
- number of petechiae in a 5 cm diameter circle of the area under pressure is counted. Normally less than 15 petechiae are seen. 15 or more petechiae indicate...
- Individual purpura measure 3–10 mm (0.3–1 cm, 3⁄32-3⁄8 in), whereas petechiae measure less than 3 mm. A non-blanching rash can be a symptom of bacterial...
- conjunctival petechiae. Persons with tight fastenings around the neck are recognizable instantly by their facial plethora of numerous petechiae. We are aware...
- muscular conditions such as the congenital cleft palate and cleft uvula. Petechiae on the soft palate are mainly ****ociated with streptococcal pharyngitis...
- coagulation disorders, or other causes. They measure 3–10 mm, whereas petechiae measure less than 3 mm, and ecchymoses greater than 1 cm. Purpura is common...
- Perianal hematoma (****) Subungual hematoma (nail) Rectus sheath hematoma Petechiaesmall pinpoint hematomas less than 3 mm in diameter Purpura (purple)...
- dietary vitamin K1 or vitamin K2 or both. Symptoms include bruising, petechiae, and haematoma. Vitamin K is changed to its active form in the liver by...
- Black heel and palm Other names Calcaneal petechiae, Chromidrose plantaire, Post-traumatic punctate intraepidermal hemorrhage, Tache noir, and Talon noir...